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Jeffrey J. Vrabel

Partner, CPA

Jeff Vrabel has been a partner within the manufacturing and distribution group since January 2005. With more than 33 years of experience in public accounting, Jeff specializes in working with private and public, middle market, entrepreneurial and high growth companies ranging in size from early stage development to multinational organizations.


  • Client relationship partner and partner-in-charge of audit and accounting services for several clients
  • Works with clients in the manufacturing, technology, distribution, industrial products, consumer products, real estate and other industries
  • Coordinates and reviews audit and accounting services and consults on complex accounting and reporting matters
  • Identifies and coordinates utilization of firm resources in assisting clients with creating and accomplishing strategic goals and planning objectives
  • Extensive experience in the areas of private equity and venture capital backed companies
  • Provides services to portfolio companies of private equity firms
  • Extensive experience working with clients executing merger, acquisition and financing transactions
  • Active involvement in numerous local, state and national programs focused on promoting and recognizing excellence in entrepreneurship
  • More than 23 years of experience at an international firm, including ten years as a partner, serving Central and Eastern Pennsylvania regions and as Director of Entrepreneurial Services
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania and New Jersey


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Financial Executives Institute, sponsors committee
  • Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, Board of Directors and Member of the Investment, Membership and Policy Committees
  • Technology Council of Pennsylvania, Founder and Advisory Board
  • Penn State Schuylkill Alumni Society, Board of Directors and Awards Committee, Chairman
  • Governor’s Impact Awards, past judge
  • Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council, Financing Alternatives Panelist
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Philadelphia Chapter Member
  • Institute of Internal Auditors, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, Past President
  • Venture Investment Forum of Central PA, Past President

Thought Leadership

  • Frequently quoted industry resource for the PA Chamber Catalyst magazine


Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Science

Continuing Education

  • The SEC Institute Advanced GAAP Training
  • Manufacturing, Distribution and Technology and Construction and Real Estate Annual Forums and Internal Summits
  • Annual Quality Update (internal)
  • AICPA Ethics
  • Annual FASB and AICPA Update (internal)
  • Clarity Standards Update (internal)
  • CFO Roundtable
  • Annual SEC Update (internal)
  • Audit Committee Forums
  • Ernst & Young Kellogg Executive Program – J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • Numerous learning events related to mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, leadership and entrepreneurship
  • Numerous learning events related to accounting, auditing, financial reporting, tax and other business issues